Khris Middleton Biography
Source:Texas A&M University athletic website
June 14, 2012
Khris Middleton was born on August 12, 1991 in Charleston, South Carolina to James and Nichelle Middleton. His cousin, Josh Powell, has played in the NBA. He attended Porter-Gaud School, where he was coached by John Pearson. As a junior and senior, he was named South Carolina Player of the year, and was a McDonald's All-American nominee. Middleton chose to matriculate at Texas A&M University, where he started the majority of the games in his freshman year. In his sophomore season, he was named to the All-Big 12 Second Team after leading the Aggies in scoring at a 14.4 point per game.
Appeared in 20 games, starting 17 ... averaged 13.2 points and 5.0 rebounds, both second-best on squad ... led the team in scoring 9 times ... posted 14 double-figure scoring games ... scored 20 or more three times ... missed a total of 12 games after injuring knee in season opener against Liberty (11/9) ... underwent surgery (11/11) to repair partially torn meniscus in right knee and missed 7 games ... then missed 5 in middle of league play after reinjuring knee early in overtime win over Oklahoma (1/21) ... upon return, came back strong-over the final 7 games of the season, averaged 16.1 points and 4.6 rebounds while shooting 44 percent from the floor and 91 percent from the free-throw line ... averaged 19.5 points and 4.5 rebounds in the Big 12 Championship, including a season-high 24-point outing (on 9-of-15 shooting) against No. 3 Kansas (3/8) ... scored 23 points (on 8-of-14 shooting) with 5 rebounds against No. 3 Kansas (2/22) ... picked up first double-double of career at Texas (1/11) with 19 points and a career-high 10 rebounds ... scored season-high 24 points in just 28 minutes vs ULM (12/10) in return to court ... made the watch list for both the Wooden and Naismith Awards ... a member of the Preseason All-Big 12 team ... participated in USA Basketball's World University Games Team Training Camp in the summer of 2011.